Nat King Cole [00:32]
Greatest Love Songs
Capitol Records ST(L) 7116041 1985
A South African compilation of Nat's finest love songs. This rendition of Hoagy Carmichael's 1927 standard is indeed pretty fine.
Creedence Clearwater Revival [03:45]
Fantasy 8393 1969
Classic Side One Track One from a Classic Album.
Tom Jones [06:17]
Green, Green Grass of Home
Parrot PAS 71009 1967
I think Kansas City is quite a distance from Wales.
Philippe Entremont with the Philadelphia Orchestra [09:02]
"Grieg: Concerto in A Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16 I - Allegro Moderato"
Grieg: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In A Minor, Op. 16 / Moussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition
Columbia Masterworks ML 5301 1958
My first Walkman (yes, Walkman) came with a Sony demonstration cassette that featured a rendition of Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor performed by Hiroko Nakamura and the Tokyo Philharmic Orchestra, and I've been hooked ever since.
Kowloon Walled City [22:20]
Gilead Media RELIC68 2015
Excellent Bay Area heaviness on some incredible translucent nebula vinyl.
The Sandpipers [26:07]
A&M SP 4117 1966
Some easy to digest easy listening version of La Bamba that you will ever hear.
Tony Bennett with the Count Basie Orchestra [28:52]
Guest Star: Tony Bennett/Al Tornello
Guest Star G 1485 1961
I figured we'd continue our big city tour of the Midwest.
Red Rhodes [30:58]
The Guitar around the World
Alshire S-5199 1967
A few years later, Red Rhodes would join forces with Michael Nesmith for a partnership that would produce The First National Band.
Herb Ellis and Charlie Byrd [33:12]
Columbia CS 9130 1965
Now there's some excellent stereo separation for you. The standard originally composed by Toots Thielemans.
Burger Records BRGR492 2014
Some excellent garage pop from these Brooklyn women on their debut outing.
Lynn Kellogg, Melba Moore, James Rado, and Gerome Ragni [41:09]
"Good Morning Starshine"
Hair: The Original Broadway Cast Recording
RCA Records LSO-1150 1968
Sonny and the Sunsets [43:42]
"Hairdressers from Heaven"
Hairdressers from Heaven
Rocks in Your Head Records RIYHR 001 2019
Continuing the theme of hair.
"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?"
MCA Records MCA-2104 1973
Goodbye Sonny (as producer), hello Snuff Garrett (as producer). Pretty solid rendition of Barry & Robin's classic. Yup, that's right... I watched the BeeGee documentary recently.
Yellow Eyes [49:08]
Hammer of Knight
Gilead Media relic85 2018 (original release: Sibir Records SR 001 2013)
Some NYC based black metal to liven things up a bit. A gold and black splatter slab of vinyl.
Les Brown and his Orchestra [53:32]
"These Boots Were Made for Walkin'"
Happiness Is... Up, Up and Away with the Happy Hits of Today
Reader's Digest/RCA Custom RDA 106-A 1970
Groovy easy listening for sure.
Mitch Miller and the Gang [56:38]
"Where Do You Work-A John/Yes! We Have No Bananas"
Happy Times! Sing Along with Mitch
Columbia CS 8368 1961
Well, did you sing along?
Music behind the DJ: "Witchita Lineman" by Joe Reisman and his Orchestra